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An 18-metre motor cruiser, with three people on board, off Cape Byron was stranded on Tuesday evening requiring Marine Rescue to come to their aid.
Though rain on the horizon put an end to a growing semi-circle in the sky at dawn, the wash of colours and the anticipation of the new year kept the hundreds gathered at Cape Byron happy for the most easterly point's first light for 2023.
It winks at us from dusk till dawn, we walk to it for exercise and the view, and it’s a must-do destination for visitors, particularly during the annual whale migration, but Cape Byron’s Lighthouse is also still an aid to navigation.
Essential workers were the losers at the recent Ballina Council meeting when councillors actively removed the category for ‘key workers’ from their development of rental housing on land it owns in Wollongbar.
Getting around the Northern Rivers is no easy task without your own transport. Young people are unable to attend TAFE, and you can’t catch public transport to work due to the impossible timing of, and lack of access to, public transport.